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Illustration Current-carrying wire loop (ring) - magnetic field lines

<span>Current-carrying wire loop (ring) - magnetic field lines</span>
Current-carrying wire loop - magnetic field lines
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Magnetic field lines of a current-carrying, circular loop. The magnetic field \( \class{violet}{B} \) passes through the loop and returns to the loop in a circle. A north pole forms above the loop and a south pole below.

Since the magnetic field by definition points from the north to the south pole, a magnetic south pole is formed above the conducting ring and a magnetic north pole below.